Cargill Agronomy Research Assistant - Term 7 months - Camrose, AB in Camrose, Alberta
Agronomy Research Assistant - Term 7 months - Camrose, AB
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
As an Agronomy Research Assistant, you will work with the Research Agronomist to manage and maintain canola research plots in Western Canada. The private research trials that you manage will be used in the evaluation of specialty canola oil varieties with commercial potential. We are looking for highly ambitious, innovative, have desire for continuous learning and are able to quickly adapt to a rapidly evolving and highly motivated research/ team environment.
50% You will assist in successful research trial management, which includes seeding cultivating, spraying, harvesting, and data collection.
35% You will operate and perform some maintenance on small plot equipment, including seeders, sprayers, swathers and combines.
15% You will work with an interdisciplinary team including other research and support teams to organize resources effectively and to meet all business objectives.
High school Diploma
Experience in Agriculture
Demonstrated leadership skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivated and attentive to detail
Strong problem solving, analytical, decision-making, and organizational skills
Willing to travel if needed within Western Canada
A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or diploma from an accredited program in an Agriculture-related field
Mechanical aptitude with the ability to operate machinery
Please notify your supervisor before applying for this position
Job Research and Development
Primary Location Canada-Alberta-Camrose
Job Type Temporary Work
Shift Day Job
Req ID: CAM00726